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the story from sacramento. >> i am raring to go. i don't expect me to leave too soon. >> in the first public appearance since finishing treatment, governor brown wants to shake up california's troubles and severely overcrowded prison systems. he signed a proclamation declaring end of the prison crisis, filed court papers to terminate oversight of the care, and asked the judges to remove the population cap. pointing to thousands of pages in legal documents and reports and the millions spent to produce them over the years, governor brown says it's time to return prison controls back to california. >> we can't pour more dollars down the rat hole of n incarceration wex have to spend as much as we need but no more. >> california's prison problems began more than two decades ago. inmates filed a class action lawsuit. the court concluded overcrowding was a major contributor and sent a prison population cap. politicians have been reluctant to release criminals lirl because of concerns and fear of political ramifications. attorneys say they'll fight to keep the feds involved in mental health care bec
the sacramento kings from moving to seattle. >> will the oakland city council meeting be a repeat the meeting a week ago? the recent protesters say they will be out in force. >> live from san francisco, two weeks after an oil tanker hit the bay bridge crews are ready to begin the repair work today. >> good morning, sue, in the abc7 traffic center a look at bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights were on early before 6:00 because of an early accident before treasure island with a stall and that adds up to a big backup. it is sluggish. we have a new report of an accident on the peninsula. we will check that and the rest of the tuesday morning commute ÑsÑs, gs customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmm, tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya, please? >> live
valley and the national weather center for sacramento has issued a dense fog advisory for the delta and sacramento. by fairfield, further east, you may run into dense fog out there, so be careful. 50 at half moon bay, low 50's at los gatos and upper 50's in santa cruz and 50's in watsonville. the visibility is not great in livermore or santa rosa but improving in napa. novato is up to ten miles. you are half a mile just an hour ago. you will see it is improving around the airport and hayward. san jose has clouds at eight miles visibility. with the cooler air and the trough that is swinging through, we had another system that went through earlier, and numbers are cooler especially at coast, nine degrees cooler this morning with five degrees cooler in livermore, so there is milder mornings are a thing of the past going tomorrow morning where it will be much, much cooler. areas of fog still this morning mainly in our east bay, turning cooler with breezy northwest winds along the shoreline and a cool dry pattern into next week as we begin february with no rain, at all, right on through
cash in the park budget takes a turn tonight. abc 7 news joins us in sacramento. the reports found the money hidden more than 12 years? >> 70 state parks were scheduled to shut down. just as they're about to happen a surplus of $54 million found hidden in two of the agency's funds. no one reported the extra money. a new stinging report by the million of it partly collected through entrance fees was concealed. >> sounds like a cover up. >> it's -- there was some covering up that was done. >> investigators found the failure to report the surplus became conscious, possibly as early as 19999. top budget officers were aware of the diskrep pensy. numerous individuals failed to take appropriate action. lower level employees just followed orders to keep quiet. former state parks director declined to participate in the have led oughtit tores to conclude higher ups were afraid their budget would be cut if moneys were revealed and then, too embarrassed to >> whether that rises to criminal level or not we're going to have to make that determination. >> all but one employee left or retired from
relatives to arrive from sacramento and trying to brace themselves for an afternoon visit here at the hospital. they have been told she can expect to be in the hospital for four to five months. >> we kept talking about it all night. it was hard to go to sleep. >> this has been so tough to deal with she hasn't even been able to bring herself to visit her sister, starr lamare. she was set on fire yesterday and is in the hospital with burns do her face. witnesses, relatives and police believe her boyfriend, dexter oliver, is to blame. this morning, her family was shocked when oliver's grandmother called her mother. >> my mother thought she trusted him and let him survey in -- sty in the house and fed him, why would he do something like that to her baby. she tried to, the grandmother, she tried to defend her grandson and my mother wasn't hearing it. >> they think the grandmother is trying to get an update on the investigation and they called police. >> officers say there are no new developments but the family feels confident he will be found and hope he is taken alive the. >> death
to the laundromat and he doused her and set her on fire. >> the governor will hold a news conference in sacramento to discuss improvements to mental health care in prisons and overcrowding. officials asked judges to modify an order capping the number of inmates that can be held prisons because they want permission to house 6,000 additional inmates. they say if this is rejected, dangerous felons could be released early after the panel blamed overcrowding for violations of inmate rights. >> the f.b.i. is expected to resume excavating a well in a search for victims of the speed freak killers. agents are taking over the search at the qualify the sheriff. heavy machinery will be used to cover soil but most digging is done by hand. the remains of five people have been found in the area, all believed victims of two men on a killing spree in the 1980's and 1990's. the family of a nine-year-old girl is waiting to see if this could solve her case. >> the san francisco sheriff will broaden a search for a missing 23-year-old. the son walked out of the house and disappeared. abc7 news reporter has more from sa
it spends, and tracks, money. we are live from sacramento with more. nannette? >> you might remember last summer, parks department had surpluses in two funds, now, an audit finds all kinds of mistakes in 14 special funds managed by california public utilities commission. if you have a cell phone or receive utility bills for electricity, gas, or cable, you pay a list of fees and surcharges that go to state public utilities commission. and a new audit rips how the commission is poorly tracking and spending moneys going into 14 special funds that pay for things like phone service fr disabled. >> we want to assure amounts we're paying and rates are for their intended purposes. that they can be accounted for properly. both revenues and expen tours. >> lack the knowledge led to reporting of $400 million. and poor forecasting led to less money collected than anticipated in a fund for subsidized service for rural areas. in one instance, a worker committed an $81 million typo. >> just lousy book keeping is what is going on. >> state senator jerry hill has been pressuring state p.u.c. for years to
battling human trafficking. a rally was held today at the state capitol in sacramento. human trafficking is an estimated $32 billion a year crime in this state. and what may surprise you is that most victims are from here in california. >> 70% of the people born and raised in our communities. we have to look at this not as a foreign issue but only impacts uganda. it's a california issue and issue in sacramento. the bay area. los angeles and diego. >> police can request wire taps for gang activities but not human trafficking. >> coming up michael finney, the best buy coupon offer too good to be true. >> and bay area city council meeting neld a park tonight so leaders can decide whether to ban leaf blowers from streets. >> live from the roof of the abc 7 broadcast center we have weather changes coming up. how about rain? i'll show when you you'll need umbrellas. coming up. >> thank you. and a local lawmaker qum a plan to eliminate plastic bags from california. abc 7 news at 5:0 >>> san francisco police hope this photograph will help them catch two bank robbers. photo on left shows january
. >> in sacramento the california legislature begins a new session with democrat law makes with a supermajority in both the senate and assembly. the governor brown will set the stage when he plans to release the proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins in july. >> the petaluma city council will start the new year with a formal vote on antismoking ordinance. in december they approved a ban on smoking in places that include all hotel rooms, private apartments and condos, as well as outdoor spaces including balconies and courtyards and sidewalks. the new regulations are intended to protect people from secondhand reports. petaluma's ordinance is sight all right more stringent than a ban in sonoma. >> traffic and weather next and now a look at the san mateo bridge, hard to tell it is the bridge, right? >> a lot of fog. >> and freezing fog in some places. mike nicco will check the weather forecast and we will have a traffic report coming up. >> airport disturbance ahead, the accusations facing a member of a well-known political family just >> welcome back, we will look at the foggy conditions
a certain establishment near sacramento and take advantage of tommy garcia's offer. >> hence the gold rush. $49 for 49er tattoos. just pick a design. >> eve yet chose one for her daughter. a new twist on togetherness. >> had this is not the first time they've run this promotion. now we've#çÃgot almost two weeks. normally what would this cost? >> on a regular day, about 200s oodz this is a deal? >> granted this may be basic work but any tattoo on anyone becomes a statement that lasts a lifetime. >> not about just one game. it's my life. >> anyone can wear a hat or jersey but takes a fan to etch it into the for arm. >> ready to go all the way. >> his girlfriend might have had one, too. she sesz she's running out of real estate. >> so spelling well is part of the job? >> yes. >> spell it for me its up to her. >> maybet$m) a second dogo. >> you -- you should get one. >> maybe that is a fine line being a fan and a fanatic of saying you're faithful or putting it in writing.o/ Ñ are you fan enough? from sacramento county abc 7 news. >> we'll let you know if wayne is. our coverage begins live
of gun violence in sacramento. hancock, chair woman in the safety committee is holding a joint hearing with the senate and assembly at 9:00 this morning. among those scheduled to testify representatives was law enforce gun ownership rights organization. experts will demonstrate which fire arms are legal and illegal under california law. >> traffic and weather ticket next on the abc 7 morning newings. taking you for a live look outside . showing the bay and bay bridge in high definition. mike will tell us more about the changing temperatures coming up sue hall is monitoring the traffic. >> and a new arrest in a deadly night club fire in brazil. brazil. the latest person that) 3 days g to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit to register or to request more inform
's a little light rain cell over sacramento, stockton, modesto. here in the bay area pretty dry right now, but that could change. you know, you can always keep up with what's going on at >>> congress has approved a $9.7 billion flood insurance measure to help victims of hurricane sandy, but it was a vote that was not only delayed for several days, but also less than what was wanted by new york and new jersey officials. abc news reporter david curly has more on how victims are reacting. >> debris is covering lots surrounded by damages houses. it's the house of representatives that residents are seething about. >> maybe they should come and live at my house. they wouldn't take it. after a week they would want out of here. >> you can tell we had a floor and we had to rip it out. >> ann marie has stayed in her damaged home. weeks without electricity, warm food from the red cross, $2,400.00 from fema, but nothing from her insurance company, which says it's waiting for government flood insurance money. congress finally passed $9 billion to help pay out more flood claims, after nor
to sell the sacramento kings but that is [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so fun. >> novato, oakland, sunnyvale and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back at 5:44. the fight to keep the kings in sacramento is becoming political. a letter from the state senate raises questions of microsoft involvement in the purchase. microsoft c.e.o. is part of the group trying to bring the team to seattle. the family has agreed to sell the majority ownership to the kings. but microsoft is interested in moving the team out of california while enjoying a prosperous working relationship with the state. he has written state budget officials to look into current technology contracts with microsoft. >>
now is resumed between davis and sacramento but delays are 30 to 90 minutes. everyone else is on time including bart and muni. >> the florida mother acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old is bankrupt. a tv station reports she filed for bankruptcy on the same day on appeals court tossed out two convictions against her. it is believed she is between 500,000 and $1 million in debt with most of that stemming from fees for her legal team and private investigators. a florida jury acquitted anthony of murdering her daughter back in 2011. >> caught on camera: see what happens when a runaway snowmobile crabs into a crowd of onlookers at the x games. >> but, turning the page on a new business strategy, what barnes and noble has plans to make it >> san rafael and south bay and all the bay area, the winds have been slowly calming through the morning. our fastest behind is at 18 at half moon bay and novato is at 9 miles per hour at sfo and fairfield, and everyone else is calm. the winds will pick up in the afternoon and you can see a fast jet stream above us and when the sun comes us we are in the
minutes behind between davis and sacramento. >> a landmark in bayview district is official, a bar celebrated the 54th anniversary and last week was an official san francisco historical landmark. iit, the owner, was the first black man to run for mayor. >> the former starting quaterback of the super bowl-bound 49ers, but this remain on, smith could get ready to leave the bay. >> developing news from the peninsula, a car overturns late at night kill, three people and injuring two others and the family connection we are >> live from the broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> it is monday. thanks for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> let's see how the week is starting off. mike? >> well start with live doppler 7 hd, starting off dry. good morning, everyone. you can see these are high clouds negotiation real radar runs. we will be fairly dry from now through the early part of february. we have a small chance of a stray shower at the coast. it will be breezy and cool. mid-to-upper 50's. everyone else, sunshine, with a few clouds and mid-to-upper 50's. sue? >> in san jose it is flowing n
bonds should have been voted in. >> in sacramento, more and more paroled sex offenders and gang members cutting off gps bracelets and no one knows wh >>> a resounding statement today on steroids and major league baseball. two other players linked to performance-enhacing drugs have been denied entry into the hall of fame. bonds, roger clemens and sammy sosa all eligible this time for the first time and they needed votes of 75% of the baseball writers who chose to be inductees. bonldz received about 36%, roger clemens, 38% and sammy sosa, only 13% today from riders. wayne freedman is live. you smoke spoek with rider who's voted on this. >> i did and they have mixed feelings. a controversy among riders just owe to vote you need to be a member of the baseball writers baseball association of america and need to have written for them orks with them 10 years. after that, you're allowed to vote this, is senior of the senior baseball writers. >> this is one whait means to be elected from the hall of fame. so consider irony when baseball traditionally honors its best, this time, reopened an old w
to riding to and from sacramento with a more experienced pilot for four trips. twoot night two during the day n sacramento ship was a draft deeper than 26 feet. >> in san francisco, one in wyoming what appears to be a current address in maryland. bar pilots work one week on and off and known to trade shifts so they can have more time off. this video provide by san francisco bar pilots. >> i see that captain clees has a home in maryland. i wonder whether he had just flown in from home before getting on the ship? >> i have no idea. it's an ongoing investigation. those are detail that's will probably come out. >> michael jacob represents the shipping industry filing suit to get information about the ships and whether they may be fatigued. >> is it a fair question to ask was he on a red eye? >> absolutely well. don't know when he got on the ship. or when he got off the ship. >> in september a judge ruled in favor of the shippers getting that information but bar pilot filed an appeal. shippers say it's all about transparency. >> we'll be following this one. >> thank you. >> one of oakland'
lawmaker as prove a tax break. >> and now, sacramento may follow suit. >>> talking about four day nootz new year, already airlines trying to make us pay more. >> michael finney is following that and is here with the story. >> airlines raising prices? >> imagine. >> united airline as tempted first air fare hike of 2013. now, here is the question. will it stick? united raised price business just $2 to $5 each way, however, other airlines cannot immediately follow suit. now, usually the fare increase only sticks with other airlines raise their prices. but, fasten your seat belt. analysts predict they'll see a half dozen fare increases during 2013. general moators recalling about 55,000 suvs because they can roll away. the recalled models are the 2013 silver raddo, tahoe, avalanche and now, gm says cars can be shifted out of park, even if the key not in the ignition. so elt it's not a problem that could be. the company will notify those who did buy one, dealers will replace a column free of charge if that turns out to be necessary. sling box let's users watch home television shows remotely with
this afternoon in san francisco. all of the heavy hitters from sacramento were there with officials. >> governor brown came to tout an area of collaborations between legislature and uc system. >> is there is broad agreement here today that the state can no longer be relied on for funding as it has been in the past. doesn't that mean privatization? no. they say, but no one knows yet what the new model will look like. >> month one missed an opportunity and the budget influgs to prevent under graduate tuition increase kreess. no one missed an opportunity model has to be figured out going forward. brown boiled it down to too much spending, and a financial model that has to be overhauled in order for uc not just to survive, but thrive. there are no answers or solutions today, just a lot of talk about how this is a new era where legislature and regents will be working together unlike ever before. >> i think all of us recognize financial model is broken. it's just broken. we're going have to be creative. work around it. preserving research, quality, access for the students. >> this is a collective body
's mt. . >> jonah drove from sacramento to buy more 49ers gear at the nfl college shop at pier 39. he is so excited about sunday's game he can barely stand it. >> i'm pumped. i can't -- i'm pumped. reporter: the store was mobbed with fans wanting anything red and gold. >> go niners! >> jan knows she'll be yelling at the tv come gametime. >> go! >> i'll be yelling, move it! he can move it. and go back, go back, and then he starts running, and run it all the way in love to see that. reporter: pete's tavern is gearing up for the big game. this sports bar opens at 9:00 a.m. and employees expect fans will be lined up waiting to get in. >> jam-packed full of people, and hopefully in good cheer. sometimes we got fans that are not happy. >> the king of thai in north beach will open earl, reservations are booked solid. >> be ready for tomorrow. >> woo-hoo. >> back at peer 39 we found former raiders line baecker jeff barnes, signing autographs and showing off his two super bowl rings. >> we know the 49ers are a great team and i'm happy they're winning. if they raiders can't win, we want the 49e
up at 8:00 in the morning to come from sacramento just to come to the store. >> throughout the bay area, 49ers red is the color of the day, even if you're too young to know why. fans are savoring this trip to the super bowl. >> just win, win. it's been a long time coming. we need one more. >> the last time they brought a trophy was 18 years ago. coach hopes to add another to the collection saying this super bowl match up against his big brother, john harbaugh is a blessing and a curse. >> that is my brother's team. and also, person that played for ravens, great respect for the organization. >> the rivalry is making this a match up. prices are skyrocketing to more than $3,000 a piece. for those staying closer to home, the super bowl house party planning is in progress. >> we're still making plan was other toddlers and families and babies. >> for those looking to go to new orleans to turn this into a weekend, i checked in the official travel partner. they have package that's have round trip air fare, through tlee nights ain a hotel and a cheap ticket going for about $6,000 per person
and live doppler 7hd is picking up some of the clouds toward stockton as well as the sacramento valley area. you can see them near the coast. there were reports of light rain. eureka toward red way and this is what could possibly sneak in the higher terrain around the bay area overnight tonight and early toúorrow morning. we will definitely put a chance of sprinkles in our forecast. it is getting cold and napa at 37 and 48 in san francisco and 46 in san jose. a cold weekend. we will warm up this upcoming workweek. my accu-weather seven-day forecast is straight ahead. >> thank you so much. >>> now to the tragic nightclub fire in brazil. it hpped in the southern brazil town of santa maria. here are the details. >> reporter: you are looking at the desperate effort to save lives as a saturday night party turned into a national tragedy at this club in brazil. young men swung axes and sledgehammers trying to hack out escape routes for those hiding behind the walls. the club was packed with college party goers when members of the band on stage reportedly lit flares to set the ceiling on fire. >>
in sacramento to close the loophole in the california rape law. >>> an evacuation order triggered by a gas leak in brentwood has been lifted. pg&e crews are working to fix a two minute inch line on saint andrews drive. they evacuated several nearby homes. ten customers are still without gas service. they expect service to be restored this morning. >>> san pablo police are looking for an at risk woman who has not been seen since november. the woman was reported missing on christmas day. her family hadn't heard from her in a month. when police checked in on her they found her dog emaciated in her home. family members said she never goes anywhere without her dog. they also found her cane and car in the garage. her family said she suffers from depression. >>> coming up next, i.t. no longer stands for information technology, it stands for intelligent transportation, and it means your car can talk to other cars and drive itself. that story is next. and your tax refund delayed. when to expect your check. and who you can blame if it [ female announcer ] the magic begins when jif fresh roasts peanuts to
of the negotiations in washington, d.c.. live in sacramento abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> former president bush left the hospital in texas today after bet battling illness. brompk kitis related cough sent hem to the hospital on the day after thaichlgt he spent a week in intensive car. his doctors say the condition wasn't life threatening but wanted to prevent the 8-year-old from developing pneumonia. >> mr. bush is america's oldest living president, by the way. >> coming up from 7 on your side, smart phone tracking and how laut could be on your side whit comes to finding out who is watching your every key stroke. store neighbors say snuck into the neighborhood. >> a car of the year is is an american car competing with mercedes-benz and bmw sports cars. the news at 5:00 >>> tonight san rafael police on the lookout for this machbl she the say robbed west america bank in san rafael on january 4th. the man approached a teller, demanded money, and made off with cash. police did#&# not say how much money he got away with. >> san francisco muni employees ran up the biggest overtime tab last year going ove
-- second men to -- sacramento is set to leave at 5:30. elsewhere we have road work on the dumbarton bridge westbound until 5:00 and eastbound until 6:00 with various lanes blocked there. kristen and eric? >> 4:50. thank you very much. >> coming up, breaking news, more on our crockett fire that sue has been covering. it is going on right off the carquinez bridge. firefighters have been responding to a structure fire. it is very close to the factory area. we were seeing some plumes of smoke and we are trying to confirm if that is smoke from the fire and factories could be producing steam but we have report of a one-alarm fire. union pacific tracks were shut down. we have word they have re-opened. crews have asked for water supply and are in defensive mode not getting anyone in the building. the coast guard is assisting because debris is going in the water. this is happening in crockett. we will cover this breaking news as we continue in the [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 deliciou
state budget could be leading to an increase in crime. abc 7v/[#y9ews is live in sacramento tonight to explain connection here. >> with a court order to ease overchouding, california began shifting offenders to local jails this sm say couldn't handle them. carol and her dog have been keeping an eye on neighborhoods lately there has been a rash of break ins. >> this was broken into. the garage and on the corner broke n they get a lot of stuff. >> the california department of justice reports crime is down, property crimes are on the rise. they went up in 2011 but after the state began shifting low level criminals, the numbers spiked to 4.5%. law enforcement believe there's is a$?izu connection leaving many criminals leaving criminals unsupervised. >> there is no such tether on them. it's predictable that is going to happen. >> the california department of corrections says it's not fair to blame a rise in crime, just a reassignlinement, plus, counties given traechl money. >> this crime is going down you're going to blame property crimes going up on realignment,. >> the feermer sheriff
. the first occurred august 27, 2009, when his ship grounded briefly while entering the port of sacramento. regulators ordered cleese to take four practice trips, a second event happened two days later. that was determined to by pilot error. he was ordered to take four practice trips for that incident at well. reporter: sources inside the shipping industry tell the iteam that 61-year-old guy cleese was guiding the tanker when it hit the bay bridge this morning. cleese had almost 30 years of maritime experience, most of it on oil tankers for ex-son, before becoming a san francisco bar pilot in 2005 in 2010, his license was put on hold by the board of pilot commissioners because federal regulators denied his request for medical waiver. we don't know the details of his medical condition at the time but the issue was apparently resolved because he was guiding the tanker this morning. >> what's going on with him now? has he been drug and alcohol tested? >> he has. >> when does he meet with your investigators? >> that's to be determined. y. reporter: in 2005, when the cosco busan hit the bridge,
in atlanta and dallas. 30s in the middle of the country. 55 in sacramento. and 61 in phoenix. >>> and when we come back this morning, the hollywood star who spent part of new year's day in jail. he apparently partied just a little too hard. >>> then, new warnings about the flu that's making so many people sick. how to protect yourself. >>> and later, face to face with 1,000 pounds of raw animal power that wanted to make lunch out of a photographer. >>> welcome back. we're closing in on a foreclosure deal. a $10 billion settlement over foreclosure abuse reportedly could be announced soon, possibly later today. 14 banks have been cited for shoddy paperwork and botched loan modifications. a third of the money will go to people who have already lost their homes. the rest to people in trouble now. >>> we're looking at another year of higher prices, but no increases in our pay. food, travel, housing, college, even government fees are all going up. and with millions of people still looking for work out there, employers don't have to be too generous. economists say we may see better times tlart year.
're waiting on a full autopsy to be performed in sacramento before the body can be released. >> ama: hundreds of viewers are leaving condolences for the family on our facebook page. you can join the conversation at news. >> a bicyclist nearly avoided serious injuries this afternoon when he fell in front of a muni bus just after 2:00 this afternoon near geary and joan streets in the tenderloin. witnesses say the bicyclist fell off his bike when he clipped a car door. he landed on the pavement in front of the muni bus which farm did -- fortunately did not hit him. the bicyclist was taken to the hospital for evaluation. his condition is unknown. >>> a 13-year-old tourist is in the hospital tonight, suffering from life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car in san francisco. the girl was visiting the city with her family when she was hit by a white subaru. the driver stopped after the accident. no word if the driver will face charges. >>> an online video has sparked more outrage in the case of two high school football players in eastern ohio charged with rape. the area i
the port of sacramento. he was ordered to take four practice trips. to two days later he damaged a cat walk in stockton but it was pilot error and he was ordered to take four practice trips for that, as well. >> here is what is next in the tanker investigation, ship could remained anchored for days. investigators have to wait for the results from the bar pilot toxicology screening, interview the entire crew and make sure there are no leaks in the ship before they can let it go. we will continue to follow the investigation on abc7 news and on abc7 >> and four men stole beer, a case of bud lite at 2:30 in the morning when they tried to take another case, the clerk stopped them. then the men assaulted the clerk. tonightly, he was not seriously injured. the san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire is now in county jail. the 22-year-old dexter oliver was arrested last night in an oakland hotel. the victim is 25-year-old starr lamare. she remains in critical condition. she has severe burns. police say she got in an argument in bayview district on sunday. investigators
sacramento. >> pam ra malone wishes she add health insurance saying a community clinic isn't giving >> hopeless. sometimes, i'm -- it's so frustrating. and i don't know what to do. >> an answer from her and millions of other uninsured californians may be a year away under federal](z affordable care act. obama administration gave approval to set up a health benefits exchange onion line marketplace called covered california consumers can buy private coverage. >> this is a big milestone z says that the federal government looked at our plans and said we're good to go. >> the approval opens the door for companies to start bidding for a place on the exchange. plans are supposed to be affordable because they'll be competing for more customers. even those with preexisting conditions. defending -- depending on income level, federal subsidies will be available. >> you'll get as good or better price through covered california whether a subsidy or not than you'd possibly get anywhere in the market. >> is it good coverage? >> it's going to be great coverage. >> skeptics worry about the cost of m
former player that lives in sacramento who says he suffered a heart attack after receiving injections from the team doctor game day after game day so he could play despite severe pain. >> he contacted stanford which just won the rose bowl. you will want did tune in to the report tonight on "world news" at 5:30 and on "nightline." >> all right, right now our meteorologist, mike nicco, is here. it looked like it snowed because there was so were frost. >> we will look and show you what it looked like. if you are about to use the fireplace, don't, the air quality officials discourage wind burning because of the high level of pollution. you can see air quality managers stopped short of declaring a third straight "spare the air" day that would make wood burning illegal but in homes with no other heat source. you can see it is pretty gross looking. not clean air. >> quite a technical term. >> so we will look at what is going on right now. you can see it is maybe letting up a little bit. it does that once a year, it warms up and mixed out. southbound from our south beach camera. now, what els
and 52 in sacramento and mid-to-upper 50's around san diego and los angeles and they have rough surf. safely travels this weekend. >> southbound 880, san jose has an early accident cleared and now it will improve southbound. westbound 4 has a new accident at 680, the accident is out of the lane but a bumper could be blocking a lane so if you are headed there, you could have debris if the lane. eastbound four is closed because of road work and that will be picked up at 5:00 a.m. westbound, the drive is looking good from antioch in the commute direction. eastbound, dumbarton bridge, road work until 6:00 a.m. this morning with lanes blocked with cones. northbound 85 from mountain view there is road work in the lanes. >> a marin county breeder lost a legal battle to get her horses back. the humane society seized four horses from the farms in an area northwest the novato in western petaluma. there was an investigation after a report that two dozen horses were being subjected to serious neglect and unsafe living conditions. the horses are being monitored and the breader is denying neglect.
, police in sacramento arrested a 21-year-old deangelo austin in connection with this case. police say thaifd help from a number of agencies operating in a task force like mode. >> sheer number of hours these agencies have been able to help us in bringing this case to a conclusion. it's invaluable police have not said how he died or released many details in what was call aid home invasion robbery. every court appearance putting pieces into place. >> sometimes, with special friends comes company. therefore that, could lead to problems. >> the fact there is some sort of conspiracy behind it or a group behind it, that does add intrigue. >> the sargeant told me they're deleasing details because the investigation sin tense, they're still not convinced that they have a a.rested everyone who played a role in this crime. two suspects are scheduled to be arraigned this week n san jose, abc 7 news. >> thank you. you know it's cold outside fchl you're driving around this new year's eve a warning from patrol. be aware of black ice on the roads being blamed for an early morning accident near orinda
-87. they beat the warriors eight in a row. the warriors lost two straight right here. the sacramento kings may move to seattle in a $500 million deal. the -- they would sell to chris hanson 1k3* steve baumer to microsoft. they lost the sonics when they moved to oklahoma city. stanford hosting washington state and powell told the cougs, learn to live with rejection. i have. trailing 57-50 tour stanford use -- 54, stanford takes control. it is powell again. 16 points and 11 boards. he is bright and crafty and had a game high 21. it was 78-67. and berkeley, the best shooter was this guy during a time-out going rick barry underhanded and banks in the last one. cal hosting washington and tied at 18. huskies on a 16-0 run. solomon answers here with a nasty dunk, but a disappointing home loss for mike montgomery. solomon, where is that bit? this abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> up next, jimmy kimmle >> up next, jimmy kimmle li it takes all kinds of good to make a family. at new york life, everything we do is to help you keep good going. wake up weather. grab a jacket. it
. flif sacramento, abc 7 news. >> thank you, authorities will continue with the event scheduled for monday, they don't have any cash to pay people. they went through $43,000 during a buy back yesterday. take a look at that. that is some of the 827 guns collected. after running out of cash, authorities handed out vouchers for the rest of the day. right now, the count gee trying to raise money to fund those vouchers. they expect to hand out more on monday. >> three americans have been taken hostage by militants in al gearia in a bp oil field. about 20 armed militants facility in unremarks cars. the government in algeria says two people were killed in the assault. soldiers since surrounded the living facility. the president is in talks to discuss plns on how to deal with this. >> redwood school officials settled for a $1 million for a family whose special needs child was attacked by a teacher. a teacher kicked the 5-year-old boy and berailted him. a judge convicted her of child abuse. the school superintendent said holder has been transferred out of the classroom and will have to r
. the trophies from the 2010 and 2012 series began the tour in sacramento stopping in richmond and vallejo this week. they are getting the red carpet treatment at sfo departing for new york city and giant fans taking the northbound-bound virgin america flight and fans can take photos. i am sure they will fly first-class. >> very nice. >> free drinks. >> i have a picture with the trophies. so exciting. >> did you? >> she did. >> you will have a chance, it will be back to the bay area hopefully when it is warmer. >> comes through the east bay in march. >> redwood city on the 25th of the month. >> if i can touch that and the lombardi trophy, my life will be complete. >> moving on, 4:48 this morning, here is a look from emeryville, you can see how calm it is this morning with a beautiful picture to the west. live doppler 7 hd shows how quiet it is this morning. we have dry air again. but not too dry. the frost is not forming. we have frost out there again because the temperatures are so low. now as far as the temperatures go, and how to dress when you step outside, we will ramp it up and we ar
says local governments need to fight to preserve best quality land. >> sacramento about to lose its only major sports franchise. seattle set to restore the team lost. the brothers have agreed to sell their 65% majority ownership to a group planning to move the team to seattle. they would revive the super sonics name and colors. a condition stit insisted on when the franchise moved to oklahoma city. this sale is now awaiting approval. >> san francisco jazz scene is thriving. much of the city has the only jazz music on the west coast. this is a music hall. the center is located near the symphony and the opera. >> san francisco this, building where we're standing has become a ground zero for this new era of respect for our art form. >> jazz musicians practice what they do. how school is that? >> from fr playoff fever to super bowl fever. >> biggest little fans show their team pride. >>> coming up, violence in the work plaichls a hahn charged with murders of three co-workers blames it on a childhood in china. >> here, experiencing presidential inauguration through social media. >> of co
that owns the sacramento kings has agreed to sell the team to a group of investors from seattle. if nba owners approve that deal, that would mean the supersonics return to their former home. for highlights on the floor, we get you to espn. >> i'm jorge andres. the bulls trying to right the ship quickly. second quarter. gasol in. and knocking down the "j." he had 15 points in the contest. third quarter, now. kobe bryant. 2 of his 16 in the contest. lakers by three. fourth quarter, now. kirk hinrich, he had a game. 22 points in the contest. 2:35 to go in the fourth. joakim noah, finding marco belinelli. bulls win it, 95-83. >>> the knicks hosting the nets. little battle of the boroughs. pick it up in the fourth quarter. nets up by one. joe jonson. five of eight from three-point land. showing off. nets, four-point lead. under 30 seconds to play. johnson, again. this time, the tough "j" over j.r. smith. he had 25 points in the game. nets by one. next knicks possession. melo, 29 points in the game. missing badly there. and knicks from the ball. last chance, getting a pretty decent look. near
north of sacramento air force base is under investigation. flames burst from a civilling nearing building yesterday afternoon. the structure was damaged. the flames are out but heavy smoke continues to pour from the building. firefighters remained on the scene all night. there is no word on how the fire started. the base is 40 miles north of the state capital. >> fire protection district is holding a third in a serious of meeting to talk about fire station closures on community. three fire states in the district were shut down in walnut creek, lafayette and martinez. two more were reduced to part-time staffing. officials blame $6 million budget hole. voters reject add property tax measure in november to keep the fire stations open. no firefighters are laid off because of the closing. tonight, the meeting is held in walnut creek at the walnut heights elementary school at 7:00. >> time for a check on the weather forecast. it is chilly. nothing like it has been the few days before that. >> we have been on a dry run. now, the details from our meteorologist. mike? >> we are below aver
in sacramento county is offering 49er logo tattoo for $49. >> that's clever. jimmy kimmle is minutes away. his guests are joelly bowen from "-- julie bowen from" modern family." >> the bangs is what people are talked about. bangs aren't easy to pull off. the only other women who have done it successfully is zoe, chanel and justin bieber. >> and bieber takes the prize. >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight, julie bowen, leann rimes, and music from chris wallace. with cleto and the cletones. and now, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hello. i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming. i appreciate that. i hope you had a good holiday weekend. it was an historic weekend for sure, more than a million people gathered in our nation's capital yesterday, and tens of millions more watched from home to
. there will be an easy drive getting there. 49 tahoe. 60 in sacramento and low-to-upper 70's in san diego and palm springs and the further south and east you are the less likely you get wet. safe travels. now the commute. >> looking good. good morning, everyone, if you are driving out of antioch, westbound highway four you are at the limit at hillcrest to pittsburg and 242 in concord. and from the central valley it is looking good over the altamont pass out of tracy and central valley area. we have road work on highway we both directions with one way traffic control until 7:00 this morning and now over to eric? >> berkeley-based food company anni's is recalling homegrown pizza after metal american was found in the flour and the dough. all varieties of "rising crust frozen pizza" are affected and is distributed throughout the united states. they say no metal has been found in the finished product. this is precaution only. no consumer complaints or illnesses have been reported. >> two japanese retailers say bay area business is good and they will open more stores. our media partner reports that the
. lawmakers in sacramento dealing with something they are not used to this morning: excess cash. california is expected to end the month with an extra $4 billion of income taxes. the "bee" is report this is due to tax changes at the state and federal laws. the extra money came in from top earner whose received bonuses and dividend payments at the end of december. >> tomorrow morning, the governor will deliver the state of the state address and we will bring it to you live at 9:00 a.m. right here on abc7. >> deployment postponed for dozens of air national guard with the departure of 129 rescue changed to friday with 75 citizen airmen will be headed to afghanistan and africa, providing combat search-and-rescue support to our troops in the region. >> two lucky 49er fans won a lottery ticket to new orleans and one has a baby on board. we are joined new the near 49er stadium in santa clara this is a dream come true for those that require a doctor's note? >> exactly. two fans and one on the way. she learned she won the lottery for super bowl, the mom's first call was to her doctor. >> they called
at random. michael from sacramento paid $1,49 for two. >> i am jacked up. trying to figure all week whether to sell or keep them but my friends say i have to go, go, a once in a hive time opportunity. screw it. i'm going. i don't care about the money, i'm a fan. >> it will not be real physical we land but it is that much closer. we are exciteed. >> that couple booked tickets and a flight before, and hotels before the 9ers won. their gamble paid off. if you are one of the lucky folks who get to buy tickets you can pick they will up today and tomorrow. >> so lucky. thank you very much. san francisco 49 owner is giving away tickets on twitter. i have two super bowl tickets for someone. let me know why i should pick you and down goes the twitter the no word on when he will give the tickets away. >> abc7 has an entire team headed to the super bowl, sports director larry beil and former 49er mike shumann will be there and wayne freedman and katie marzullo will join larry and shu to bring you the best coverage. we will tweet their behind-the-scenes updates at abc7 news bay area with live reports g
in chynnatown district. five locks of stockton street between broadway and sacramento street, daily between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. the room will give space for businesses to set up outdoor displays during the lucrative weeks leading up to the lunar new year. the parking restrictions will be in place until february 9. >>> one 49er fan has two free seats to the super bowl. the team owner was looking for a dedicated fan, and he found one. meet the lucky winner up next. >> taking a look outside, a mild saturday, and meteorologist leigh glaser says even warmer weather is coming. the accuweather forecast after the break. >> now here's a look at what is ahead on abc's world news at 5:30. >> so much of the country in a deep freeze. the tee ingredient taken out of gatorade, and what we learned about hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> 949ers opener jed york has picked a winner of a pair of tickets to s
. upper 50s from sacramento to phoenix. >>> and when we come back this morning, google maps. where it's never gone before. >>> plus, a major retailer's about-face. good news for bargain-hunters. >>> and barbara's health battle. a surprising diagnosis for our friend and colleague, barbara walters. >>> welcome back, everybody. another major union sees clear skies for an american airlines merger. the transport workers union has agreed to terms if the bankrupt carrier merges with u.s. airways, giving its 21,000 ground workers an immediate race if there's a deal. pilots and flight attendants are already onboard. and a decision on the merger is expected in the next few weeks. >>> a gott agency says the treasury department was too generous. it approved all 18 requests for raises for executives at bailed-out companies like general motors and aig. 14 of those raises were for $100,000 to $2 million. the treasury department says it had to allow the raises for the companies to stay competitive. >>> sales are coming back to jcpenney stores. the company had stopped sales. but buyers didn't buy it a
're now starting to fall behind. 99% of normal sacramento above average. temperatures all into 50s. 50 degrees in half moon bay now. 59 in antioch. highlights clear and cool tonight. chilly tonight when you head out of the door, you'll want to bundle up. 37 in nappa. as you look here, 39 degrees, 37 in livermore, palo alt⌞6m, 41. mid-40s around half moon bay. satellite and radar paints a picture here, strong ridge. it's a strong blocking ridge blocking any storms from getting here, they'll go way over the top of the ridge. you're seeing high clouds spilling over the top of the ridge going to continue heading into wednesday. but beautiful day is ahead, temperatures coming up tomorrow. 64 in the south bay and campbell. 65 also gatos. in milpitas. 62 degrees in redwood city. downtown san francisco, 60 degree days. at least four degrees warmer >> nows of new radio stations are about to pop up. how it could trance form what you hear. at 6:00. we'll be right back here. >>> searchers say they're making progress towards developing a birth control pill for men. a team is working on the first
in san francisco. you can still see above average rainfall totals, ukiah, sacramento. the statewide sierra snowpack is 93% of where you should be for this time of year. clear and cool tonight. sunny and mild into the weekend, and we are looking at a chance of rain next tuesday. tomorrow morning you will need to know one thing. you will need an extra layer. 39 vallejo and concord 37 for you in fairfield. antioch mid40s. 37 in livermore. the high clouds will keep you insulated. 41 for palo alto and low 40s oakland and san rafael, 37 in santa rosa. as you look at the satellite and radar, you will see what is blocking the storms from getting here. it is a strong ridge of high pressure. the storm track is getting diverted by the jet stream well to the north of us and well to the east of us. thin, high clouds is all we are going to get spilling over the top of the ridge of high pressure and filtering our sunshine from time to time. speaking of sun, look at these numbers for your wednesday. 64 degrees in the south bay in campbell and 63 in san jose and cupertino and los gatos mid60s. on th
sacramento. >> invoking the name of vicky soto, the teacher killed in the sandy hook massacre, while using her body to shield students. a group of lawmakers proposed a school marshal program to protect campuses from gunmen mod yeld after air marshal who's guard against terrorism and staffers from janitor to principal could be skparmd no ÷ how many are carrying a gun. >> we have a more yap yal obligation that the next vicky soto faced with inexpoliticable even,,s"z that e she not be leftézq+ defenseless. >> school marshals would have to pass a background check to get a concealed weapons permit. one bill would alout use of education funds to pay for the program illustrating the divide in the gun control debate in these post-sandy hook times pitting proponents begins gun supporters. >> we laid off thousands of teachers. why would we use the few personnel we have left to be armed guards? when armed guards don't always prevent shootings? >> then there is argument of stray bullets in a battle between a school work skbrer armed intrude yir. >> if you're trying to shoot a shooter that could be d
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